Narrative Feature
Narrative Competition
104 min
East Coast Premiere
Thirteen-year-old boys Léo (Eden Dambrine) and Rémi (Gustav De Waele) share an intense bond, but as their intimacy comes under scrutiny, their friendship fractures. In the aftermath, Léo builds his own sense of self while seeking answers from Remi’s mother, Sophie (Émilie Dequen (…)
Directed By Lukas Dhont
Narrative Feature
Narrative Competition
100 min
US Premiere
Fed up with inaction against climate change, a crew of young environmental activists plan a bold mission to sabotage a major oil pipeline. Based on the controversial book of the same name by Andreas Malm, director Daniel Goldhaber’s debut feature is a radical case study on the fight (…)
Directed By Daniel Goldhaber
Narrative Feature
Narrative Competition
119 min
Mercurial and impetuous, 25-year-old Frédérique “Freddie” Benoît (Park Ji-min) impulsively returns to her motherland of South Korea for the first time since her adoption to a French family. Inexperienced with both the native language and the nuances of Korean cult​​ure, she (…)
Directed By Davy Chou
Narrative Feature
Narrative Competition
105 min
East Coast Premiere
In the gritty suburbs north of Paris, fiercely independent Julia (breakout star Julie Ledru) lives only for the thrill of motorcycling, stealing and scraping by in order to feed her hunger for the rev of an engine. When she meets an ultra-masculine motorbiking crime ring at an urban (…)
Directed By Lola Quivoron
Narrative Feature
Narrative Competition
100 min
North American Premiere
In her second feature, writer/director Sadaf Foroughi delicately crafts a slow-burn coming-of-age drama that builds to a churning, heart-wrenching emotional climax. As Omid (Mehdi Ghorbani) trains for a prestigious swimming competition with the help of his friend and coach Mani (Benya (…)
Directed By Sadaf Foroughi